259 Clinton Street

Activity at Starrett’s Waterfront Site, Future 70-Story Development

Posted April 27, 2022 at 5:09 am

Here we go. The first signs of future foundation activity are now visible near the corner of Clinton and South Streets. It is here that the third of four super-tall skyscraper developments will rise in the coming years. As previously reported, Starrett Corp. obtained permits two weeks ago for foundation activities beneath for its seventy-story […]

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Starrett’s 70-Story Tower Can Proceed with Foundation Work

Posted April 19, 2022 at 5:06 am

It’s a frenzy on the Lower East Side waterfront, where two developers are rushing to pour foundations, allegedly to take advantage of expiring 421a tax exemptions. Last week, the Department of Buildings issued permits to the Chetrit Group for excavation and foundation activities related to their two-towered, 70-story behemoth at 265 South Street. Days later, […]

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Scope the Latest Renderings for the 62-Story Eyesore on Clinton Street

Posted June 27, 2018 at 5:03 am

Just as the Draft Environmental Impact Statement was released for proposed redevelopment of the Two Bridges waterfront, fresh renderings of the newest super-tall hit the press. Seemingly timed to coincide with this action, the illustrations reveal another boring glass dildo. Real estate blog YIMBY scored the renderings of 259 Clinton Street (at South Street), a […]

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Getting Acquainted with the Wall of Glass on the LES Waterfront

Last modified February 16, 2017 at 12:12 pm

Two of three waterfront developers offered an informational session last night regarding the wall of glass planned for the coastline. Starrett Development and L+M Development/CIM Group respectively presented highlights of 259 Clinton Street and 260 South Street to the Land Use subcommittee of Community Board 3. There was a subtle feeling of defeat detectable in the […]

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Starrett Supertall to Rise 724 Feet on Clinton Street Waterfront

Posted December 13, 2016 at 5:00 am

No, the “glass wall” is not a dream, so put away those slippers… Yep. Another day, another story about big money invading the Lower East Side waterfront. This week comes additional news about the fourth supertall tower poised to join the fray, brought to you by the Starrett Corp. As previously reported, the developer held […]

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